18th Century Plantation House on 100 Lovely Acres

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  • 5 bedrooms
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  • Sleeps 10
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Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 10

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18th Century Plantation House on 100 Lovely Acres

Williamsburg Area, Surry Virginia.

Lightwood House is an elegant Eighteenth-Century plantation house nestled in an ancient beech forest in rural Surry County, Virginia. The estate comprises one hundred acres of woods, fields, and streams, and is part of the land given by Chief Powhatan to Pocahontas and John Rolfe as a wedding gift in 1614. The home of a Revolutionary War soldier and his family, Lightwood House was the center of a prosperous tobacco plantation in the second half of the eighteenth century.

Built in four different periods circa 1760-1795, Lightwood House is completely restored, and features exceptional, detailed woodwork and authentic ...Read more

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18th Century Plantation House on 100 Lovely Acres
Williamsburg, Virginia

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The world-class historic museums of Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown are only a short drive and free, 24-hour, 20 minute car ferry away. All three attractions are connected by the beautiful Colonial Parkway, which begins at Jamestown where the ferry docks, follows the James and York rivers, passes through Williamsburg and ends at Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay. Many important Civil War sites are within an hour's drive, in the Richmond/Petersburg area.
River-front beaches can be found in Surry at Chippokes State Park, at Jamestown on the James River, and Yorktown on the York River leading to the Chesapeake Bay. Virginia Beach itself is a little over an hour's drive away. Williamsburg is also the home of Busch Gardens and Water Country USA theme parks. Surry County attractions include Bacon's Castle; America's finest seventeenth-century manor house, Smith's Fort Plantation, the site of Captain John Smith's fort of 1609 as well as a lovely 1760's brick house, and Chippokes Plantation State Park, with historic buildings, Olympic sized pool, and riverfront beach. Boat rentals are available at the Chickahominy River Park in Williamsburg/James City County.
The historic waterfront town of Smithfield, and seventeenth-century Saint Luke's Church, is a 20 minute drive away. Well-known James River plantations, open to the public, are an easy 45 minute drive, and can be found along route 5, which winds through Charles City County. Richmond is a little over an hour's drive and Washington DC can be reached in around 3 hours, (depending on NOVA/ I95 traffic conditions.

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